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  1. University of Minnesota - Wikipedia

    [quantify] Notable University of Minnesota alumni include two vice presidents of the United States, Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, and Bob Dylan, who received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Minnesota Golden Gophers compete in 21 intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference and have won 29 national championships.

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  2. Among the claimants, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the only one to have held classes and graduated students as a public university in the eighteenth century. [12] The first public institution of higher education in North Carolina, the school opened its doors to students on February 12, 1795.

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  3. List of women's firsts - Wikipedia

    First woman to win a Nobel Prize. 1905: Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner, first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Peace. 1909: Selma Lagerlöf, first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. 1911: Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. First person (and only woman to date) to win two Nobel Prizes.

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    The NPF played against the 2009 NCAA Champions the Washington Huskies to a crowd of 3,000 at the home of the Seattle Mariners, in a game which ended in a 1–0 score. [ clarification needed ] This was the first fastpitch game to be held at a Major League Baseball stadium. 2011 also marked the Akron Racers' tenth university.

  5. Washington and Lee University - Wikipedia

    Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee or W&L) is a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia.Established in 1749 as the Augusta Academy, the university is among the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States.

  6. Rice University - Wikipedia

    In 2017, the women's basketball team, led by second-year head coach Tina Langley, won the Women's Basketball Invitational, defeating UNC-Greensboro 74–62 in the championship game at Tudor Fieldhouse. Though not a varsity sport, Rice's ultimate frisbee women's team, named Torque, won consecutive Division III national championships in 2014 and ...

  7. Daily Update: Monday, January 9th, 2017 | From The Recamier

    Jan 09, 2017 · The winner of the game is awarded a new championship trophy instead of the “crystal football,” which has been given by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) since 1986; officials wanted a new trophy that was unconnected with the previous BCS championship system. The new College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy is ...

  8. Daily Update: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 | From The Recamier

    Dec 02, 2017 · On November 11th, 2017, the two teams played their rivalry game, which Auburn won by the score of 40 to 17, so essentially the SEC Championship game will be a rematch. This will be the first SEC Championship game with new SEC on CBS Announcer Brad Nessler replacing Verne Lundquist, who retired in 2016.

  9. Daily Update: Saturday, June 24th, 2017 | From The Recamier

    However, after dominating the U.S. Championship for a decade, Browne was unable to approach the same level in that event after 1983. In U.S. Championships, he scored just 7½/17 in 1984, 6½/13 in 1985, 6/15 in 1986, 6/13 in 1987, and 6/15 in 1989.